Study: Deep South home to tornado alley

Study: Deep South home to tornado alley

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A new study suggests that tornado alley has moved to the Deep South.

The new research paper was written by Tim Coleman, an adjunct professor and researcher in the Earth Systems Science Center at the University of Alabama in Huntsville and Grady Dixon, an associate professor of meteorology and climatology at Mississippi State University. The paper is set to be printed in American Meteorology Society's Weather and Forecasting, according to AL.com.

Researchers looked at data from 1973 to 2011 for F-2 to F-5 tornadoes.

Click the video above to see FOX 5 Storm Team Chief Meteorologist Ken Cook discuss the study.


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